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FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAG1 ELEVEN OUR BOARDING HOUSE - with Major HoopU OUT OUR WAY By J R. Williams -KAFF/.'WHY Does/ ADDLED MISID HER 3OYFL3L EY'c- AMD FACeiF X'D HER AMD CUT HERlMRJR/ > E6AD/ A OUR WINDV ROAD MEW JUST BACK WITH SOME MICE STORIES.' IT/ WHY i SLEEP? AVARTKA \s IM ARE 64FELY TUCKED AWAY FROM, HAMDS —gOT WHY DO T MOST PAY I'LL 6WEET- AtiD LISHT THE EXCLUSIVE^ He's NOT 6trriM<5 AWAY WITH THIS' ITRI6HTBACK/ /BLEEP/BLEEP/ w& TOLD You WE WANTED ONE TWAT GOES PtOOP/ PLOOP/ PLLLOOOP// WE WANT ANOTHER. • MK-YOOERJ THIS ONE WILL NEVER. Tcltvisien — Tonight, Tomorrow — WMCT Chann«l S, It WHRQ Channil 13 6:00 Wild Bill Hickok «:30 Life of Bll«y 7:00 Big Story 1:30 Matt Clark, BB Detective 1:00 Cavalcade of SpU. Sports 2:45 Greatest Tight* J:00 Klretta Young Show t:30 News 9:45 J."' Lewis Taliaferro 10:00 My Little M»rgi« 10:30 News 10:40 Weather 10:45 Clete Roberto 11:00 Hollywood Movl« Theatre 11:45 Sign Off Saturday, June 26 9:15 News and Meditation tlon 9:30 Western 10:30 Pride of the Southland 11:00 Mr. Wizard 11:30 Flicker Comics 11:40 Armchair Adventure 11:55 Talent Patrol 12:25 Boston at Chicago 3:00 Cowboy G-Men 3:30 Super Circus 4:30 Rough Bidets 5:30 Lone Banger 6:00 Bank on the St*i« 6:30 Amateur Hour 7:00 Saturday Night • Kevue 8:30 Private Secretary 9:00 Wrestling 10:00 Private Defender 10:30 News 10:45 Adventure 11:00 Amateur Hour at Handy 11:45 Sign Off WHBQ Channel II Friday Night, June M 6:00 Mama 6:30 Topper 7:00 Ozzie and Harriet 7:30 Our Mis« Brooks 8:00 My Friend Irma 8:30 Suspense 9:00 The Goldbergs 9:30 What in the World 10:00 Weather 10:05 News 1.0:15 Late Show Saturday, Jun* M 9:00 Winkle Dink 9:30 Cartoon CarnlT»l 9:45 Tops 10:00 Big Top 11:00 western Theater 1:00 Western Theater , 2:00 Western Theater 3:00 Western Theater 4:00 Johnny Jupiter 4:30 Early Show 5:30 Bea* the Clock 6:00 Jackie Gleaaon 7:00 Two for the Money 7:30 My Favorite Husband 8:00 Than My Boy 8:30 Name's the Sam« 9:00 Wrestling 10:00 Big Playback 10:15 Weather 10:20 News 10:30 Late Show TAKI IT HOME? One Quart Italian Spaghetti ... Razorback Drirt-ln SEPTIC TANK SERVICE CLEANING SEPTIC TANK and CESS POOL Modern Equipment- All Work Guaranteed GEORGE NUCKLES Phone 116 Monette, Ark. JOHNSON GRASS KILLER 99% Pure Sodium Chlorate 700 tk Drum Mb Culvert Tile Co. Highway «1 at State Line Phone OSborne 3-8414 'romp t DELIVERY SERVICE Phone 3-4507 Hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. 2tl West Main St. Paint Closeout Many Typei and C»l*rt i Price Hubbard Hardware TAKE IT HOME! One Pint BAKED BEANS .. Razorback Drivt-ln TAKE IT HOME! J£ Fried $100 CHICKEN Razorback Drive-In You Can't Beat Hubbard's 1-TON Air Conditioner Latest MoJe/ I^AA^S Sort $700 /77 Hubbard & Son Furniture EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hufcbard Hardware Pbont 2-3tl6 XXIX T>ICKY got out erf his car and iA walked back to Link's yellow [convertible. When he did, Chub iand Shenn got out of their cars -and walked to the same place, jbut standing a little apart Link I stayed where he was. Ricky had spoken bravely to ISharon, but his legs were trem- ibling as he stood beside Link's ;car. He'd started to make bis iplay, and the guys were waiting tto see how be finished it. Link's (insulting, arrogant smirk was i clearly visible as he lounged behind the steering wheel. Ricky looked tall and slight in his dark slacks and crisp white shirt. "What's the idea?" Ricky demanded, his voice uncontrollably shrilL "Nerfing me." "Don't you like itr "No, I dont I'm telling you to I quit." "You and who else?" "I don't need anybody etee." "Big talk from a small boy." "Big enough to back it up." "Yeah?" • Chub and Sherm itood by jquietly, neutral, and curious. Link studied Ricky's angry iface, and it helped him work up •the anger he needed for the oc- icasion. "Come on, if you're not yel- ." "Don't you call me yeHowP I Link scrambled out of the con- Ivertible, a look of hatred on his Iface There were no preliminaries, mo squaring-off, no feeling-put with jabs and footwork. As Link came out of his car Ricky hurled himself at his enemy, striking blindly and wildly, with only one thought in mind—to punish Linx. Ricky struck with a punch, grappled, and clawed at Link, trying to pull him down. Link v« carried back against hi« car, fruntinf wit* pun •* ***? ! fingers aaked across his face. He 'used the white shirt as a target and hit out as hard as he could. He felt Ricky's body sag as bis hard fists connected, and then felt numbing jolts as Ricky struck back. Ricky staggered as Link's fists came out of the darkness and smashed against his nose and mouth. He fell forward, trying to hit, and felt his knuckles punish Link's ear. • * * TTE was crying now. Sobbing •"• and making threats as he ran into the barrage of fists and that eluded and punished him. A blow on the jaw stopped Ricky in his tracks. He tried to swing, but took a hard blow to the body. He stumbled to bis knees, reaching out to grab Link's legs. Link went down, and Ricky went after him, trying to scream his hatred through the blood and tears that choked him. At close quarters Link had the weight advantage. He used fists, feet and elbows to batter down Ricky's attack and strike short, vicious blows that cut when they landed and brought new blood streaming down Ricky's face. It was then that Shenn and Chub moved forward and. pulled him off roughly. -Lemme go," Link shouted hoarsely. "Lemme finish him!" "He's got enough," Shenn said calmly. "You get back or Til bash your head in." He picked Link up in his arms and carried him to the convertible, pushing him inside. Then he went back to Chub, who was bending over Ricky. Ricky lay on his back, his shirt ripped to ribbons, his face smeared with dirt and blood. His gasping breath bubbled through his bloody nose and - _ , ... _. . "You all right, Rick?" Chub 'Help hM» up," Sb*rm said, dropping to his knees, file and Chub helped Ricky to the coupe. Sharon watched in horror a* they eased Ricky under the wheel She had her hands clenched around a handkerchief that she held to her mouth. It was soaked with tears. AH through the fight she bad crouched in the car crying, trying to shut out the animal noises. Wanting to run out and stop them, tear them apart, and knowing that she couldn't Ricky sat up straight for a moment, then leaned forward, lying against the steering wheel, his breathing noisy and sobbing. "You're a mess. Rick," Chub said awkwardly, his round face looking as remorseful as though he were responsible for Ricky's condition. "You better clean up before you get home." 'You . . . you're fine friends, you are!" Sharon shouted tearfully. "Why didn't you stop them?" "Ricky started it," Chub said. "He'chose Link." TMCKY was able-to sit up now. AX "I'm all ri . . ." His mouth and lips were cut and hurt "Guess we'd better shove," Chub mumbled. "You . . . yoo put up a good scrap, Rick." Shenn and Chub backed away. A moment later Link's car pulled out on the road with Chub and Sherm following. They disappeared around a turn. Ricky tried to start the car, but his hands were trembling so badly he couldn't manage th« key. Sharon dried her eyes with the damp handkerchief. "Let me, Ricky." Sharon got out and walked around the car. She got into the driver's seat a* Ricky dragged himself to the right side, trying to He down on the seat She even had to drive him home. He sat up a little, trying to hold back his groans. "I . . . guess I won a ... moral victory . . . W« ... I didn't break any club . . laws. . . ." He tried to laugh, and the movement started the blood flowing inside his mouth. (T« B* Political Courier News is authorized I to announce the following candidate lor the Preferential Primary July 27 for Stale Representattv* MiMfesippi County H. H. (Buddy) Howard SHADY PARKING Ole Hickory Inn 7t7 W ChlckAsawbt NOW OPEN IN OUR New Location So. 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